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tween

 (twēn)
n.
A child between middle childhood and adolescence, usually between 8 and 12 years old. Also called tweener.

[Blend of teen and between.]

'tween

(twin)

prep.
contraction of between.
[1250–1300; Middle English twene, aph. variant of atwene (see a-1) or betwene between]
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References in classic literature ?
The instructor sat be- tween the mother and daughter.
As a general thing -- as far as I could make out -- these murderous adventures were not forays undertaken to avenge injuries, nor to settle old disputes or sudden fallings out; no, as a rule they were simply duels be- tween strangers -- duels between people who had never even been introduced to each other, and between whom existed no cause of offense whatever.
To which Tom responded with jeers, and started off in high feather, and as soon as his back was turned the new boy snatched up a stone, threw it and hit him be- tween the shoulders and then turned tail and ran like an antelope.
Among much of other interesting matter, I found in it a dialogue be- tween a master and his slave.
We both had to go through that stage, Hermann and I, and there was a sort of tacit emulation be tween the ships as to which should be ready first.
And I was about to turn away, withdrawing my privacy from his fatuous, objectless attempts to test what sort of stuff it was made of, when he laid down his pipe in an extremely significant manner, you know, as if a critical moment had come, and leaned sideways over the table be- tween us.
29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the Common Core underway, Tween Publishing has released a curriculum series enabling middle schools to further the high school and college readiness of their students through a range of preparatory skills.
By working closely with child psychologists, we have seen that online behaviours become entrenched in the tween age group so proactive education is critical within eight to 12 age bracket.
Globalization of tween buying trends may be related to their watching TV, which many see as the creator of the global trend referred to as the "McDonaldization" effect (Chang, 2007, Lemish, 2007; Ritzer, 2009; Hawkins et al.
Sisters Jessica and Ashlee Simpson take their fashion sense into the tween market.
From now on, in case the product is suitable for the children and tween segment, the young viewer will process the information received through the ad and become persuaded to buy the product, or in case it is related to products or services not aimed at this target, will start play their role as influencers.
ABSTRACT : A series of in vitro and in vivo experiments were conducted to investigate the effects of the mixture of Tween 80 and cellulolytic enzymes (xylanase and cellulase) on total tract nutrient digestibility and rumen cellulolytic bacterial adhesion rates in Holstein steers.